A top-three finish is on the cards for the Deni Rovers after they knocked off Jerilderie on Saturday.July 30, 2014 4:05am
The Deni Rovers thirds are primed for a top-of-the-table clash with Strathmerton this Saturday after disposing of Jerilderie at the weekend.
The visiting Roos led at every break to beat the higher-placed Demons, all but locking in a top-three finish with two games remaining.
Liam Zeschke, Braden Leech and Jack Hope led the way for the Roos, while Logan Ives, Dylan East and Jayme Glanvill (three goals) were the other big contributors.
The Rovers fourths remain undefeated following a clinical 10.12 (72) to 1.0 (6) win over the Demons.
League leading goalkicker Blair Sartore (two goals), Jason Higgins and smooth mover Nick Hay were the Roos’ best, with crafty forward Reece Hussey bobbing up for three majors.
Blighty’s thirds suffered a big loss to Strathmerton, but the Redeyes fourths forged a remarkable draw with last year’s grand finalists.
Adrian Scott Laverty, Robert Wilson and Jake Loader got the nod as Blighty’s best in what was an upset result against the finals-bound Bulldogs, 2.6 (18) to 2.6 (18).
In the Murray Football League, the Rams thirds came from behind in the last quarter to pinch a 7.2 (44) to 6.8 (44) draw with Echuca United.
The Rams, higher than Echuca on the ladder, were best served by ruckmen Bryce Scoullar (two goals) and Tjunda Keefe-Jones, with midfielders Liam Pitts and Jonty Tubb also impressive.
Despite losing by 26 points, the Rams fourths performed well against the Eagles and were competitive until the final siren.
The Eagles won by 15 goals when the two met in round three.
Better players were Jordon Amor, Ryan MacDonald, Sam Willoughby, Cooper Wallace and Jack Gardam.
Community support needed for drug and alcohol treatment centre near Numurkah.
Yarrawonga/Mulwala's largest ever professional golf event, the Shepparton BMW Senior Victorian Open, got underway today with 124 players hitting off from 8am to 1pm on Yarrawonga's Black Bull Golf Course at Silverwoods.
Tatura’s rainfall for the last three months of 2015, 116.6mm, was marginally down on the long-term average for the same period, 120.8mm.
JON Lam’s exhibition Heart to Art will open at Alton Gallery on Friday
THE second annual Christmas town party in Lockington did not quite attract the crowd organisers were hoping for, but it failed to dampen their spirit.
Special supplement in this weeks edition
For Tocumwal’s Lynda Snowden, working the land hasn’t stopped her from falling in love with the majestic surrounds of her day to day life.
TOOLLEEN Recreation Reserve Committee of Management presented three awards on Australia Day in front of 80 local residents.
The cuteness level at Maryanne Ryan’s place is overflowing the bucket, with the arrival of baby Dougal the donkey.
Deniliquin doctor Marion Magee says she is disgusted with the treatment of local nurses.
Federal Member for Murray Sharman Stone has been criticised by two Victorian MPs for suggesting the Federal Government should stop spending money on the $2 billion irrigation modernisation program until problems are sorted out.
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